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Oriental Republic of URUGUAY

Oriental Republic of URUGUAY

Flag or logo since 1900-01-01*
República Oriental del URUGUAY (es) De facto Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

President Juan Lindolfo Cuestas
(ruler of URUGUAY since 1900-01-01)
Capitals & administrative places*: Montevideo
(San Felipe y Santiago de Montevideo)
Official & national languages: Spanish (es) .


URUGUAY Oriental Republic of URUGUAY  (Montevideo)

19 Divisions:

ARTIGAS ARTIGAS Department  (Artigas)Local: Departamento de ARTIGAS (es)  (Artigas)
CANELONES CANELONES Department  (Canelones)Local: Departamento de CANELONES (es)  (Canelones)
CERRO LARGO CERRO LARGO Department  (Melo)Local: Departamento de CERRO LARGO (es)  (Melo)
COLONIA COLONIA Department  (Colony of the Sacrament)Local: Departamento de COLONIA (es)  (Colonia del Sacramento)
DURAZNO DURAZNO Department  (Villa San Pedro of the Durazno)Local: Departamento del DURAZNO (es)  (Villa de San Pedro del Durazno)
FLORES FLORES Department  (Trinidad)Local: Departamento de FLORES (es)  (Trinidad)
FLORIDA FLORIDA Department  (Florida)Local: Departamento de FLORIDA (es)  (Florida)
MALDONADO MALDONADO Department  (Maldonado)Local: Departamento de MALDONADO (es)  (Maldonado)
MINAS MINAS Department  (Minas)Local: Departamento de MINAS (es)  (Minas)
MONTEVIDEO MONTEVIDEO Department  (Montevideo)Local: Departamento de MONTEVIDEO (es)  (San Felipe y Santiago de Montevideo)
PAYSANDU PAYSANDU Department  (Paysandu)Local: Departamento de PAYSANDÚ (es)  (Paysandú)
RIO NEGRO RIO NEGRO Department  (Fray Bentos)Local: Departamento de RÍO NEGRO (es)  (Fray Bentos)
RIVERA RIVERA Department  (Rivera)Local: Departamento de RIVERA (es)  (Rivera)
ROCHA ROCHA Department  (Rocha)Local: Departamento de ROCHA (es)  (Rocha)
SALTO SALTO Department  (Salto)Local: Departamento de SALTO (es)  (Salto)
SAN JOSE SAN JOSE Department  (San Jose of Mayo)Local: Departamento de SAN JOSÉ (es)  (San José de Mayo)
SORIANO SORIANO Department  (Mercedes)Local: Departamento de SORIANO (es)  (Mercedes)
TACUAREMBO TACUAREMBO Department  (Tacuarembo)Local: Departamento de TACUAREMBÓ (es)  (Tacuarembó)
THIRTY-THREE THIRTY-THREE Department  (Thirty-Three)Local: Departamento de TREINTA Y TRES (es)  (Treinta y Tres)

1 Condominium:

FILOMENA ISLANDS Disputed Zone of FILOMENA ISLANDS  (Isle Filomena Grande)Local: Zona de las ISLAS FILOMENA (es)  (Isla Filomena Grande)

3 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AMERICAN UNION International Union of AMERICAN Republics  (Washington-District of Columbia)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Territories or Entities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

FILOMENA ISLANDS Disputed Zone of FILOMENA ISLANDS  (Isle Filomena Grande)
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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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